MSI B85M-G43 (MS-7823)

Performance Results

Benchmarks - excluding SSD
Gaming
Gaming 43%
Speed boat
Desktop
Desktop 61%
Destroyer
Workstation
Workstation 49%
Yacht
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing as expected (56th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 44 performed better. The overall PC percentile is the average of each of its individual components.
ProcessorWith a brilliant single core score, this CPU is the business: It demolishes everyday tasks such as web browsing, office apps and audio/video playback. Additionally this processor can handle moderate workstation, and even light server workloads. Finally, with a gaming score of 82.9%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is excellent.
Graphics40.4% is a reasonable 3D score (GTX 1070 = 100%). This GPU can handle the majority of recent games but it will struggle with resolutions greater than 1080p at ultra detail levels. (Note: general computing tasks don't require 3D graphics)
Boot DriveThe boot partition is located on a mechanical or hybrid drive. Moving the system to an SSD will yield far faster boot times, better system responsiveness and faster application load times.
Memory16GB is enough RAM to run any version of Windows and it's more than sufficient for nearly all games. 16GB also allows for very large file and system caches, software development and batch photo editing/processing.
OS VersionWindows 8.1 is the second most recent version of Windows but it's worth upgrading to Windows 10 which has had several improvements made to the user interface including a better homescreen.
Sub-optimal background CPU (13%). High background CPU reduces benchmark accuracy. Find active processes with Windows task manager (CTRL+SHIFT+ESC).
Run History
SystemMSI MS-7823
MotherboardMSI B85M-G43 (MS-7823)  (all builds)
Memory11.4 GB free of 16 GB @ 1.6 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 8.1
BIOS Date20150330
Uptime0 Days
Run DateMar 21 '17 at 04:55
Run Duration105 Seconds
Run User USA-User
Background CPU 13%

 PC Performing as expected (56th percentile)

Actual performance vs. expectations. The graphs show user score (x) vs user score frequency (y).

Processor Bench Single core Quad core Multi core
Intel Core i7-4790K-$339
SOCKET 0, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 4 GHz, turbo 4.2 GHz (avg)
Performing below expectations (20th percentile)
82.9% Excellent
SC Int 121
SC Float 120
SC Mixed 118
96% 120 Pts
QC Int 398
QC Float 404
QC Mixed 403
91% 402 Pts
MC Int 610
MC Float 657
MC Mixed 629
95% 632 Pts
Poor: 76%
This bench: 82.9%
Great: 101%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 960-$200
MSI(1462 3206) ≥ 4GB
CLim: 1405 MHz, MLim: 1752 MHz, Ram: 4GB, Driver: 378.92
Performing below expectations (40th percentile)
40.4% Average
Lighting 137
Reflection 113
Parallax 124
41% 124 fps
MRender 80
Gravity 119
Splatting 78.7
40% 92.4 fps
Poor: 34%
This bench: 40.4%
Great: 45%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
WD Blue 1TB (2012)-$50
567GB free
Firmware: 01.01A01 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
SYSTEM NCQ 7200 RPM 4KALIGNED S.M.A.R.T
Performing above expectations (77th percentile)
96% Outstanding
Read 179
Write 156
Mixed 146
120% 160 MB/s
4K Read 0.79
4K Write 2.05
4K Mixed 0.35
110% 1.06 MB/s
Poor: 64%
This bench: 96%
Great: 105%
Hitachi HTS725050A7E630 500GB-$40
158GB free
Firmware: GH2OA420 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
NCQ 7200 RPM 4KALIGNED S.M.A.R.T
Performing above expectations (71st percentile)
62.8% Good
Read 110
Write 108
Mixed 104
81% 108 MB/s
4K Read 0.77
4K Write 1.43
4K Mixed 0.19
80% 0.8 MB/s
Poor: 42%
This bench: 62.8%
Great: 71%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
HyperX Fury DDR3 1600 C10 2x8GB-$128
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR3 clocked @ 1600 MHz
Performing above expectations (71st percentile)
59.9% Above average
MC Read 21.2
MC Write 21.9
MC Mixed 18.4
59% 20.5 GB/s
SC Read 15.5
SC Write 22.1
SC Mixed 18.8
54% 18.8 GB/s
Latency 63.3
63% 63.3 ns
Poor: 32%
This bench: 59.9%
Great: 63%
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 System Memory Latency Ladder

L1/L2/L3 CPU cache and main memory (DIMM) access latencies in nano seconds.

Typical B85M-G43 (MS-7823) Builds (Compare 772 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 57%
Gunboat
Desktop
Desktop 53%
Yacht
Workstation
Workstation 34%
Sail boat

Motherboard: MSI B85M-G43 (MS-7823) - $84

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 71% - Very good Total price: $645
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